Buon Appetito! Restaurant.com Celebrates Italian Cuisine for August ‘Behind the Menu’
Monthly Restaurant Recognition Program Features Italian-Inspired Dining Destinations
August 11, 2011
Arlington Heights, Ill., August 10, 2011 – Italian cuisine has the unique ability to make people feel at home, whether dining in Naples, Florida or Naples, Italy. It is a cuisine style that arouses the senses and satisfies hungry appetites. For that reason, Restaurant.com proudly announces its August edition of “Behind the Menu,” the company’s monthly restaurant recognition program, featuring six restaurants distinctly Italian.
This month’s featured restaurants include:
· D’Parma - Boston, Mass.
· A Touch of Italy - McHenry, Ill.
· Casa Perfetto - Akron, Ohio
· Danube Bistro - Bellevue, Wash.
· Strings Italian Café - Visalia, Calif.
· Michaelangelo’s Kitchen - Charleston, S.C.
“Italian cuisine is all about family, and Restaurant.com is all about helping families deepen relationships and create lasting memories one dining experience at a time,” says Cary Chessick, CEO of Restaurant.com. “We’re proud to feature our restaurant partners, help them fill tables, plus attract new and valuable customers.”
“We are pleased to be recognized by Restaurant.com for our Italian-inspired cuisine,” says Abraham Delgado of A Touch of Italy. “The national recognition we receive from the Restaurant.com program helps us share our story with new and returning customers, and gives us the opportunity to improve our service based on the feedback we receive from Restaurant.com surveys.”
“We have frequented Casa Perfetto for more than 30 years. Love it, and love Restaurant.com for choosing this fine dining establishment,” says Michele Burns, Restaurant.com customer.
“Everything was great! Enjoyed my birthday at Strings Italian Café with the help of Restaurant.com,” says Angelica Salinas, another Restaurant.com customer.
Consumers can visit Restaurant.com to learn more about the inspiration behind the featured partners’ recipes, and purchase gift certificates from more than 18,000 restaurants nationwide.
Every month “Behind the Menu” focuses on a culinary theme that defines and inspires restaurants across the country, then celebrates the Restaurant.com restaurants that bring that theme to life. The monthly “Behind the Menu” theme is selected based on cultural relevance and seasonality, and the restaurants are chosen on how they relate to the theme based on criteria including the restaurant’s popularity with diners, high standards for service, unique cuisine and memorable ambiance.